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April 21, 2014

Multicultural Scholarship Helps Increase Diversity in Healthcare

DALLAS, TX (April 21) — The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women and Macy’s are awarding 16 scholarships of $2,500 each to help increase the number of diverse healthcare professionals while improving culturally-sensitive, patient-centered care.
April 21, 2014

Beca multicultural incrementa la diversidad en profesiones de salud

DALLAS, Texas, 21 de abril, 2014 – La American Heart Association y Macy’s han otorgado 16 becas de $2,500 para incrementar el número de profesionales en cuidado médico culturalmente centrado en el paciente.
April 16, 2014

American Heart Association launches its first online Pediatric First Aid & CPR course

(DALLAS, April 16, 2014) — For parents and child care providers, the stats about accidental injuries of children up to age 19 are daunting. More than 12,000 children die from accidental injuries each year, and more than 9.2 million are treated in the ER for nonfatal injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
March 06, 2014

Heart-Check mark provides easy, helpful way to identify foods that can be building blocks of a healthier diet

Dallas, March 6, 2014 – American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on a recent consumer education campaign announcement to draw attention to nutrition information displayed on the front of a wide variety of food and beverage packages.
A Fashionable First: Leaders in Fight Against Heart Disease in Women Unite to Save Lives at the Red Dress Collection’s Show during New York Fashion Week
January 28, 2014

A Fashionable First: Leaders in Fight Against Heart Disease in Women Unite to Save Lives at the Red Dress Collection’s Show during New York Fashion Week

DALLAS, January 28, 2014 – The Red Dress Collection is returning and once again kicking off the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City – this year backed by the first-ever collaboration of leaders in the fight against heart disease in women.
The American Heart Association and NFL Launch Smartphone App to Encourage Physical Activity among Youth
January 22, 2014

The American Heart Association and NFL Launch Smartphone App to Encourage Physical Activity among Youth

The American Heart Association and the NFL are pleased to come together to create the NFL PLAY 60 app, encouraging kids to get active and healthy through an endless runner game.
The American Heart Association and Cities of Service Announce Hands-Only™ CPR Training Kit Grant Winners for Year Two
January 21, 2014

The American Heart Association and Cities of Service Announce Hands-Only™ CPR Training Kit Grant Winners for Year Two

For the second year, the American Heart Association and Cities of Service, a bi-partisan coalition of more than 180 mayors committed to using citizen service to address pressing local needs, have selected five cities across the country to receive CPR Anytime Kits. Each city will receive 500 kits to help turn more of their residents into lifesavers. Last year’s grant recipients trained nearly 17,000 people with the kits they received, equipping thousands of community members to act as first responders in cardiac arrest emergencies.
American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women and Ad Council Launch National Public Service Advertising Campaign to Address the No. 1 Killer of Women in the U.S.: Heart Disease
January 14, 2014

American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women and Ad Council Launch National Public Service Advertising Campaign to Address the No. 1 Killer of Women in the U.S.: Heart Disease

New York, NY, January 14, 2014 -- One out of every three deaths among women in the U.S. each year is attributed to cardiovascular diseases including heart disease and stroke, making it the No. 1 killer of women in this country and causing more fatalities than all forms of cancer combined, according to the American Heart Association.
December 30, 2013

Top 10 Ways to Ring in a Heart-Healthy New Year

Around the world, New Year’s traditions symbolize a fresh start and hope for health, prosperity and love. We’ve compiled this list of our favorite traditions and put a healthy spin on them.
November 06, 2013

American Heart Association Shares Tips for National Eating Healthy Day

DALLAS, November 6, 2013 -- If a commitment to healthy eating seems too tough to swallow, then start with a taste test. National Eating Healthy Day is a great time to try some new habits that just may stick. Little by little, you’ll start to see a difference in how you feel and look.
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